2014 Georgia Code
Title 37 - MENTAL HEALTH
Chapter 3 - EXAMINATION, TREATMENT, ETC., FOR MENTAL ILLNESS
Article 6 - RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF PATIENTS, THEIR REPRESENTATIVES, ETC., GENERALLY
Part 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 37-3-144 - Patients' right to vote

GA Code § 37-3-144 (2014) What's This?

Each patient in a facility who is eligible to vote shall be given his right to vote in primary, special, and general elections and in referendums. The superintendent or regional state hospital administrator of each facility shall permit and reasonably assist patients:

(1) To obtain voter registration forms, applications for absentee ballots, and absentee ballots;

(2) To comply with other requirements which are prerequisite for voting; and

(3) To vote by absentee ballot if necessary.

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